Taliban Militants Still Holding Dozens of Civilians in Afghanistan

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Taliban fighters ambushed three buses in Northern Afghanistan capturing a number of civilians. Afghan forces were quick to respond and were able to free 149 of the hostages, however more than two dozen are still being held. This all transpired after Afghan president Ashraf Ghani announced a conditional ceasefire between government forces and Taliban fighters. The Afghan government has vowed to continue fighting to free the remaining hostages. RT’s Manila Chan reports.

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